Detecting mental health condition with new iPhone tech

Currently, Apple is working on a new AI software that can detect the mental health of its user. The detection will be made on the basis of the sleeping pattern of the user along with their way of typing. The diagnosis is based on the facial expressions followed by the vitals of the user such as their heart and breathing rate. Privacy of the user is the top priority – the data for the diagnosis will not be forwarded back to the company instead the device will be able to make a conclusion on its own. The research is supported by experts from the University of California, Los Angeles, and pharmaceutical company Biogen Inc. Read more

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